pumping well

pumping well

[′pəmp·iŋ ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A producing oil well in which liquid products are recovered from the reservoir by means of a pump, rather than by gas lift.
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For the multiple pumping well problem, the analytical solution, e.g.
An experienced hydrogeologist should be able to determine the most appropriate pumping well configuration to optimize the yield from the site.
These stabilization times can be estimated by the simplified hydraulic analysis of an aquifer under the influence of a pumping well. As groundwater is removed by a pumping well, it is replaced by groundwater farther from the well; consequently, the chemical composition of the pumped groundwater can vary with the length of time the well is pumped.
Researchers estimate that there are around 11,000 pumping wells. In 2008, the government restricted new electricity connections for agricultural tube wells.
The hydraulic barrier currently consists of 85 pumping wells and 20 hot-spot monitoring wells leading to an extraction rate of more than 5000 [m.sup.3]/d.
Since inception of the Cauchari-Olaroz project in 2009, Lithium Americas has invested more than $80 million in resource exploration and project development, including approximately 10,000 m of drilling, advanced modeling, and testing and pumping wells. The project is fully permitted for immediate construction and development.
Investors might also suspend new oil well drillings, but as long as they have cash flow, they will keep pumping wells they developed over many years, even if prices are down.
Annual oil output surpasses 10 million tons in Daqing Oilfield by using polymer flooding technology, serious eccentric wear to rod and tubing of pumping wells appears as the polymer is viscoelastic fluid.
These investigations will utilize various types of drilling equipment to collect soil samples and to install 5 additional groundwater monitoring wells and two pumping wells.
"Our research shows that the Disi aquifer is heavily contaminated with radium," according to the study done by the Durham, North Carolina team which tested 37 pumping wells in the aquifer.